JELANI BLACKMAN – CHEERS

Jelani Blackman raises a glass to the events, people and places that have contributed to his experience thusfar on new track ‘Cheers’.  It’s a personal and yet universal reminder to take stock; “Cheers to the sunshine and the rum punch / Cheers to my family, cheers to my mum / Cheers to the grey skies…

LITTLE TORMENT – I LIKE

Following the release of his latest mixtape ‘Behind Closed Doors 3’, South London rapper Little Torment drops a new visual for single ‘I Like’.  Speaking on the track Torment says; “It was fun getting creative and keeping it real at the same time, I always like getting on the up-tempo UK sounding beat – I…

JAY PRINCE – WONDER [VIDEO]

Jay Prince follows up ‘Beamlight‘ with another Filmawi-directed video rom recent EP, ‘Wonder’.  This time it’s the laid-back title track that gets the visual treatment, which sees Prince spending the day in London dressed in a space suit, obviously.  Stream below via YouTube, check out the ‘Wonder’ EP here.

GIGGS – BIG BAD…

Giggs’ follows up last year’s ‘Wamp 2 Dem‘ mixtape with new album ‘Big Bad…’ . The heavyweight record features Gashi, Jadakiss, Kristian Hamilton, Theophilus London, Labrinth, Ghetts, Lil Yatchy, French Montana, Swizz Beatz and Wretch 32.  It’s a slightly more polished version of Giggs we hear on ‘Big Bad…’; it’s the kind of album that…

808INK – WHEN I’M ABOUT YOU’LL KNOW PT. 2

808INK’s new album is about “Motivation to get your money,” Mumblez Black Ink tells Dazed, “Enjoy yourself, because we’re young, we’re cool, and life is for livin’”.  The follow-up to last year’s ‘When I’m About You’ll Know‘ is every bit as boisterous, and this time comes with features from Kojey Radical, Prynce Mini and House…

COOPS – LIFE IN THE FLESH

“‘Life In The Flesh’ is a conceptual album primarily focused on the cycle of life, death & reincarnation of the spirit/soul,” says Coops.  “Everything that happens in the middle is what makes us who we are. All of our decisions and choices shape and mould our futures in this life and possibly even the next.…

JESSE JAMES SOLOMON – STRATA EP

Jesse James Solomon dropped a surprise 6-track record over the weekend entitled ‘Strata’.  The South East Londoner’s laconic style has slowly garnered him something of a cult UK following.  It’s a dreamlike, mesmerising project named after the Strata building, a distinctive high rise tower block that looms over his neighbourhood and is depicted on the artwork –…